What Happened on August 7, 2020

Historical Events

Music Single

Cardi B releases single "WAP", featuring Megan Thee Stallion, debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100

Famous Deaths

  • Constance Weldon, American symphonic tuba player (Boston Pops; Concertgebouw) and educator, dies at 88
  • Gennadi Touretski, Russian swimming coach (Soviet Union, Australia national teams; Alexander Popov, Michael Klim, Ian Thorpe), dies at 71
  • Lê Khả Phiêu, Vietnamese leader, General Secretary (1997-2001), dies at 88 [1]
  • Mark Wirtz, French pop music record producer, and composer ("Excerpt From A Teenage Opera"), dies from Pick's disease at 76
  • Tony Charmoli, American dancer, choreographer, and director (Dinah Shore, Danny Kaye), dies at 99
2020 Highlights

About August 7, 2020

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Cardigan - Taylor Swift
  • UK #1 Song: Head & Heart - Joel Corry Ft. Mnek